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This intervention is designed for cut throughs: paths or alleyways which people are often rushing or passing through. These sites are rarely a destination, just a means to get somewhere else, and they often feel neglected or messy, with no bin in sight – all of this makes gum littering more likely. This countdown nudges people towards waiting to dispose of their gum until they reach the next bin.

36%

Reduction in littered gum

Trialled in a walkway between Sheffield station and the bus interchange

How to execute this intervention

This intervention was effective in a busy walkway between public transport hubs but could be applied in any situation where a cut through only has a bin available at either end. It uses a human tone to gently encourage waiting (as opposed to a more official warning).

Intervention Circumstances

Cut through

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